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State And R
Oddahcma City, Oct. 24.?Uoge'i
Cunningham emerged from eves
months of Jell tell card playlug today
to go on trial for his life on a
charge of murdering his soclalyprominent
The 34 y*ar ols former Federal
Housing Inspector seemed as calm
as the nhcbt last March it when h?
told County Attorney Lewis lighter,
rla he strangled his wife becaas*
he nagged me. That shocked th?
society circles in which the Chnnlni
Perth Amboy, N. J.. Oct. 24.?Foul
Infante in the nursery of Perth Amhoy
General Hospital, two boys and
two girls, died of suffocation early
today when Coroner James Flynn, Jt
aid k valve tyerw out of, qf 'at radiator
filling the nursery with eteam.
i Two _other babies'. wore f revived
[. by three physicians who worked fev
'erlsbJy in an attempt to save the
Ivm n# flu. mi-r <4>tldren. (Vwonei
Flyau quoted lira. Dalgy MoQutamegs.
nurse in charge of the nhreery
me saying she bed found everything
mH right when she inspected the
room at 1:30 A. M.
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; ' San Quentla, Calif.. Oct. 24.?CaiIScrale'g
five-member State Prison
Board was formally accused of Mcompetence,
misoonduct and neg.
loot of duty today in charges filed
with Governor Culbert L. Olson by
State Director of Penology Jcfin
( Oce Clark.
(The outgrowth of Clark's investlgation
into reports of man whip,
pings at San Quentin, the charges
alleged the directors authorised the
um of "cruel punishment' and saM
Dour convicts were given "cruel and
Detroit, Oct. 24.?A "inarch on
Washington" ? this one with none
but women In the ranks ? was being
prepared here today in the Interests
of America's peace.
) New York. Oct. 34.?Immediate
Federal action against Barl Br.owder.
Communst leader, was forecast
today as a U. S. Grand Jury was reported
to have callfd other ranking
Communis* before M hi a deepenIn?
Investigation of a fraudulent
The action against Browder, general
secretary of the " Communist
Party in America and former candidate
for the Presidency on Its ticket
apparently hinged on his recent atmission
before the Dies Committee
that he had traveled under a ' false
Kansas City. Oct. 24.?Pamphleti
which quoted Will Dnrant on one
hand sod hailed the merits of "mlsi
in? percentage dice" on the cthei
were seised by police in a raid on a
gambling equipment concent.
Seattle, Wash., Oct. 24:? Sdhoo
superintendent Worth MoClure sod
members of the P. T. assoclatloi
rose in protest against the Pollc<
Departments proposed midnight cu:
few for high school students.
"That is too earlyi exclaimed Mo
Clure and parents. A 1 o'clock cur
few -would be much better.'
Police replied that if the mldntgh
curfew is not observed they mlgfa
|nvtoke (the we&frfra tfded 9 )p\-Joal
curfew. | . 4JU
1 Laughing Aro
W 1111 ilk II
A Little B<
A VERY IlgnUM Blahop, who
** a dinner party. Seated next
lady who, being naturally diffident
to ae famowi a num. Ska hesltat
for what she regard* aa a fawn
yeraatkn with him.
toward the and of the moid
anaeat aeiaoe en thia f or her eoe.
"I bur your pardon, air," dm
Hia Rereeeace inclinea a atati
ttme CTgpin^hla hand behiod^
lational News j
d Brief Form
. Winston-Salem, Oct. 54.?The I tap 1
i tist Hospital campaign to raise V200.
000 will, reach ita focal point throui
kheut the state next Sunday aire 1
. Hospital Sunday will be observed '
by all Bapttat churches. The chur- 1
1 ihes will take a special contrtbutloii . 1
l to help pay for the enlargement of
i the hospltail. ?
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i Rutherfordton. Oct. 24?Boney Hel '
IJ f en, 27, was killed Instantly and Tedj
rrQlhhv suffered a fractured rfratl,'
yesterday when thoir automobile
left the hlrfiway near Lake I.ure.
. Otbba, brought to 4 hospital here,
. Mas not expeeted to live. Ralph <
L Havnea another occupant of the
' car, was slightly Injured. 1
Cheater. 8. C.. Oct. . 244?A, conetd <
erablo amount of dams re was dono [
at the Oayle plant of the. Springs i
Co*on M ilia near Cheater early yeai
ImUv momlni' . ?. ? ill
The building contained section*
of textile machinery, a large variety
of textile part*, maple flooring etc.
San ford. Oct. 24.?A deadlock between
tbe sponsoring -board of the
Sanford WPA Art Center''and Oeno
Krwln cf Chapel Hill, state director
i of art projects, bas resulted In the
closing, temporarily at lea?t, of the
. local center. .
Charleston, 8. C., Oct. 24.?For
years Leonard Lorenzo Billings, 96,
of Sharon, Mass., who mas a lleuten
ant In the Union army during ita
occupation of Charleston bad ex1
pressed a desire to re-vlslt Chartes|
' Two weeks ago he came here on
his first visit since 1866. Four days
later he became 111. Yesterday he
died In a hospital, .without seeing
some of the old friends he remembered
during his stay here in the
Wlldlngtcn. Oct. 24.?Rer. Wllf
mlngton's canine cop. wore chevrons
Chief i. C. Rourk announced Rex
had been promoted to honorary Mr,
ves.nt fcr "exceptional devotion to
| duty/* r
The dog. two year old Belgian
shepherd, reports at a downtown ln,
tersectkn eaoh night and each morn
tng trots rour miles to his home for
.KIs salary la meat for a midnight 1
, lunch. .. | .
> Laurens, 8. C., Oct. 24.?J Garle
Gtist of Greenville, was fatally Injured
and seven other persons were
i hurt, two seriously. In an automo- 1
; bile collision near here yesterday.
" Named To Adult
I f Mrg. Aubrey Mauney and Mr. Hay
If wood E. Lynch have been notified
\ by Mrs. E. B. Olive of their appolnt?
ment as a member of the County
r Advisory Board of the ^lult Educa
(ion in Cleveland Ccunty\ Members
- of the State Board wlll^e selected
' from the county boards throughout
t Ms. Mauney Is a past President
t of the Junior "Wornana Club and Mr.
c Lynch 1s Editor of The Kings Moun
I tain Herald.
und the World
IN S. COBB
id Time Tale
*m hard of hearing, was attending
to him, on his deafer side, is a young
i is now deeply awed by her proximity <
es to address Uav preferring to wait i
ibie 'opportunity; yet she trams eon- i
, fruit la psaesd about The nerrous
Gently she Joggles her great neighsays,
"but aid yon fend of bananas?" I
ily heed la her direction, at tbs same
i ear. i
raises her voice:
os," she says, "I merely asVed yon ,
table are Batoning. The bishop eon
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KIN08 MOUNTAIN, N. C. THI
Prize List For
-w 1 1 FLORAL
FAIR NEXT WEEK
The date for the annual Floral .
Fair hae been act for Friday, November
3rd. and all of. Kings Mountain
await with intereat the displays
jf beautiful flower* to lye exhibited.
The complete prise Hat followa:
lll'U LL.IlMWd, in1 111 It'lR'l.1 llRI I
blooms?Basket of Groceries
8t > ft! njedt n'x Varieties, two)
blooms ? Linen Lunch Set
Best vase eight blooms, any variety
? $2.00 cash.
9 ond beat me eight bUxms,
?ny variety ? 24 lbs. Melrose Flour.
Best single bloom ? One pair
bait aolee and rubber heels.
Re* collection Pompons ?Basket
Qrecerles. - -
Second collection Pompons ? Auto
Wash and Grease lob.
Be* arrangement Pompons and
Daisies: Pink ? 1 Pair Silk Hose;
Whfje?Panuscl; Yellow?$1.00 mush
Best collection 8 blooms mixed ?
14 lbs. Red Band Floar.
Second (best collection 8 blooms
mixed ? 10. U>s. Sugar..
Be* single bloom ? 4 hand tow.
Post collection Pompons ? 2 dialers.
Second beet collection Pompcns ?
Shampoo and Finger Ware.
Best bowl mixed flowers ? Pitch
er, Tray. 6 glasses, spun aluminum.
Seoond best mixed flower# ?$1.00
Best bowl one color or white ?
Change of Motor OolJ.
Best display any one garden flow
tr ? Auto grease Job.
Best display new or unusual flow,
jr ? Dress or Suit cleaned.
Rest artistic window decoration
? 24 lbs. Carolina Made Flour.
Best Thanksgiving or Christmas
lecorat-ion ? Flower bowl.
Best miniature t? Watch cleaned.
Beat vase pink G blooms?$1 cash.
Beat vase Red 6 blcoms ? Lunch
Rest vase White 8 blooms? One
[ air silk hose.
Best vase Yellow 6 blooms ?"12
ids. nea tvj.ua r iout.
Best single any color ?1 can
Best vase mixed?Shampoo and
Best utility apron ? Rug.
Second (beet utility apron ? One
pair Silllc Hose.
, Best child's garment ? Basket of
Best miscellaneous ? Fitted picnic
Beet apron by High School Olrl
?Shampoo and Finger Wave. /
Best collection 4 kinds 1 lb. each
Second best collection 4 kinds, 1
lb. each?S1.S0 cash.
Best collection 3 kinds, 1 lb each
?Week's Pass Dixie Theatre.
Second col. 3 kinds 1 lb. each ?
1 pair Silk Hose.
Best Fudge. 2 lbs.?10 lbs. Sugar.
Best Seafoam, 2 lbs?Shoes Half
Beat Mints, lbs?2 lbs. Maxwell
Any other, 2 lbs?1 broom.
Beat Pounk Cake <?' Basket Gro.
* ri n a n. J n _ A
neai v wuuuui ? dcu
Second best Cocoanut ? 1 pound
Best- Chocolate ? Knitting basket,
Be*t Devil's Food ? Kitchen stool
Beat Pineapple ? Knife sharpener
Beat Caramel ? $1.00 cash.
Miscellaneous ? Groceries.
Cocoanut ? $1.00 cash.
Demon ? Bind table.
Batter Scotch or Caramel ? General
Motors Accessories tor home
Apple ? One Broom.
Miscellaneous ? Auto Wash Job.
Best Salad?:$1.50 cash.
Second beat Salad ? 1 can Weston
Oil and Mayonnaise Mixer.
FAMILY GATHERING AT
Family Night was observed at
Boyce Memorial A. R. P. church on
last Tuesday evening, the members
old and young, enjoying a buffet
A playlet "Pot Look" furnWhed
imustoment. Those taking part ware
Mesdamee W. K. Crook, M. A. Ware
Jesse Stewart, N. F. MoGIll, J. S
Anthony, and Grady Pattespon
Mrs. W. M. Boyce, <wtfe of the pastor,
was wnsWasft*d| a hamLpMalod
Motors as a leva gttt frees the Mis*
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UR8DAY, Oct. 23, 1939
if v. Some Busines
News Item: a, mooo
Fox At Centi
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K. M. Band In
The Kings Mountain School Band
high stepping Class B. Champions
ot the state of North Carolina, and
reputed to be the "Best Band in the
State", has accepted an Invitation
from pavidsou College to play for
the Davldeon-Furman * football game
at Davidson Saturday.
The Band, which has made many
public appearances, playing for foot
ball games in the post, has played
several times ficxr Davidson games,
dtfw. It has also played for Duke
games in the past. This la the first
appearance of the band at a College
Many new maneuvers have been
added to the program of Band
drills which the Band boasts, and
fans at the (Davldson.Furman game
are in for a thrill when they see
the Kings Mountain Band march
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Rev. Boyce To Address
Men's Club ,
fterv. W. M. Boyce who la leaving
Kings Mountain next Tuesday to accept
the pastorate at the First A. R.
P. Church in Charlotte will address
the. Men's Club at their regular meet
ing this evening at 6:30 in the Woman's
Club. Building. Mr. Boyce will
be Introduced by Rev. P. D. Patrick.
Mr. Boyce baa been a member of
the Men's Club during his residence
In Kings Mountain and Club officals
thought it would be fitting Tor him
to talk to the members for his final
meeting before his departure.
Ladd Ham rick, newly elected
President, will preetde for thei first
time, for tonight's meeting.
By WILL SOGERS
'TEACHERS that try to teach the
kids manners have an awful
hard time of it Some of the kids
have rot some manners already,
and they get terrible bored while
the teacher ia trying to get some of
the other hide to act Kinds half
Well, one teacher waa talking
about manners, and ahe aaya to
Sammy, "New, look hare, Sammy.
You got to hot decent when yen
got something good to eat aad
you're with a friend. Ifs right to
give the beet half to the friend,
instead of gobbling it up yourself
lika a hedgehog. If yen have got
a chocolate be* aad you break it
in two and offer half to the other
ldd that's with you, you ought to
tall him to take the biggeat halt
"Ha-ha P aaya Sam. "No, that
aint aaeeasary. Hall take the Urgent
half anyhow, If he eaa 1&
me, jmd if he cant Uek me why
ahoufi^I offer him aay et the
1 Firms Musi nil Uut w Many
Government Reports Annually
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TOX TO PREACH FAREWELL c
SERMON 8UNOAY MORNING jc
The Western North Carolina Meth I
rdlst Conference, meeting in Greens
boro last week, appointed a3 pastor |
of Central Methodibt Church. here, I '
Rev. Henry C. Sprinkle. Jr., to sue-1J
ceed Rev. 7. W. Fox. who was su-' *
perannuated last week. Reappointed' e
to Grace Church in East Kings |
Mountain was Rev. S. W. Johnson, |
j who has already served one year
I Rev. Sprinkle comes to Kings '
j M.'uiita'^ Irokn ~ lifack. MauntalkiJ'
(where he has served for the past'
I three years. |.
Rev. Sprinkle graduated from j
Trinity College (Now Duke University).
In 1923. After post-graduate
work at Duke, he attended Harvard, ]
where he studied Theology. He was |
an hrnor student at Trinity, serving
as Vice^Presidrut of his Sophomore (
Class, President of the Junior class, <
Tennis Manager, and Edttor-ln- ;
Chief of the "Chanticleer." the (
school annual. He also served on ,
the staffs of other publications, belonged
to several fraternities In
eluding. Pi Beta Kappa, serving as
I ar. officer in "It and others for some '<
1! time. t
Rev. Fox will preach his final ser
men Sunday' 1 morning. as Rev, '
Sprinkle telephoned late Wednesday -i
night that he would be unable to
arrive before the firgt of next weelt.
Dr. Sprinkle comes to Kings i
Mountain very highly recommended <
He and his wife will move from '
Black Mountain on Tuesday or Wed
nesday of next week. '
Rev. E. W. Fox. pastor for the <
past four years, will move with Mrs.
Fox on Tuesday of next week to 1
Statesvllle. They will occupy their 1
cwn home on North Race street.
At his own request. Rev. Mr. Fox
who has served Central Methodist
so acceptable for the past fcur
*ears was granted the superannuated
relation by the bishop and will
retire from active service, after ser
ving as naetor and presiding elder
f*r a period extending over 44 years.
This move did not come as a surprise
to those intimately associated
1 with Mr. Fox but. nevertheless many
expressions o< regret have been
I t.- a . --1? .t a ?.!_ J
ut-ttiu itui uiiij iiiivuKiiiAiL iiis iwnner
congregation by bis friends of all
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Kings Mountain firemen were call
ed into action twice within the past ,
week to fight small fires, neither of
which did any considerable damage- ,
The firemen were called oht Friday
afternoon to fight a amall fire j
In the seed house of the Ware Cot- ,
ton Gin on West Gold street. Ware ,
and Sons reported that no damage
was done. , ,
Tuesday afternoon the firemen
were again called out to extlnguMh 1
a grass fire behind the G. D. Hambright
barn pn Rattle Ground At. 1
enue. The pasture back of the barn I
waa a mas# of flames when the fire i
men arrived, and a wind from the
south threatened to Ignite the barn
end the email tenant house back of
It. However, firemen soon extinguished
the blage, with no damage en
cept the loss of the grass in the i
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FIVE CENTS PER COPY
Dr. Martin Luther Stirewalt, ProfiMtur
at the Southern Lutheran
Seminary, Ui Ctlumbla, 8. C.. will
deliver the ftelormatlou Herman In
Kings Mountain High School Auditorium
here Sunday Kvening at 7:80
Tni# service sponsored by the LuIreraus
cf th's. and Uuston and Lincoln
counties l>r. L. A. Thomas
iiautiwiiii iiiij urn uii' up
Sr.; * . . ..
This year Lutherans are celebrating
the 422nd anniversary of the
Bailing cf the ninety five theses to
the Church doer al Wlttenburg.
Sermany, by Dr. Martin Luther. October
31st/. 1517. marks the beginning
of Protestant Christianity. Hie
Lutheran Church has about eighty
Five million memfbers in tbe world.
Alt of the Churches of the towns
have been invited to attend this
service and a cordial invitation Is
extended to the public.
The liturgy will be conducted by
Rev. L. Boyd Hamm, Pastor of tbs
ccal Lutheran Church.
\ged Hickory Woman
Hickory, Oct. 23.?Miss Margaret
ttiaabeth McComb, 74, well known
nember of a prominent pioneer lo:al
family, died Monday morning In
i local hospital hospital after a brief
Uneea, Although she had been in r
>oor health for some time, Miss Mc^cmb's
condition was much improv
sd until she became ill about a week
One of Hickory's oldest citizens,
n a point cf residence. Miss Mc?
:ambs was born in Mecklenburg
ounty at the old McComb hcmeilace.
10 miles east of Charlotte.
5he came to Hiekcry a? a girl of
leven years wltli her parents, Martaret
Young and' Robert W. Mc:omb,
Shortly after coming here, the Ma
Jcmb family, nioved Into the residence
where Mis? McComb resMerf
luring the succeeding years. She
became a "member of the First Free
byterian church here In early ohdldtoad.
The funeral service* were held
Tuesday at 11 a. in. at the home.
Burial was made In Oakwood cemeery.
Surviving Miss McComb are a staler.
Miss Amelia McComb, and several
nephews and nieces, including
Mrs. R. S. N'ctil. Mr. and Mrs. Nell!
> nd son, David, attended the funeril
services in Hickory Tuesday.
Week For Home Missions
ro Be Observed
The week of Prayer and Self-Dsnoal
for Home Missions will be observed
by the \Vomn?s' Auxiliary of
the First Presbyterian Church next
vyeek. .Services will be held Monday
and Tuesday evening at 7:30 In th?
rhurch with members of the Auxitt
ary taking part on the program.
Final servieea of the week will be
hold Friday evening at 7:30 In the
church. All members of the organisation
are invited to be present for
as many of the special services as
(Opinions Expressed an Thle Column
Are Not Necetesrlly the Viewe of
* Thle Newspaper.)
,ru.-aaiines aooui isurope 8 war ana
America's neutrality fight have over
shadowed one of the meat imporlant
piece? of news to emanate from
Washington in months ? the forth,
ootning "purge" of radicals from
Representative Martin pies. Chair
man of the House Committee investigating
un-American activities, pre
Meted the purge. He satri> that the
fnotice Department had prepared a
list of some 2.800 radicals or sympathisers
and that they would bo
i Ism I seed.
What Dies did not say, however,
was why he knew there WsnM be a
purge. There's an interesting story
behind the story:
More than a year ago the Justice
Department prepared Its Uta The
list was submitted to various execu
tlvo officials. Nobody was fired.
Recently, the problem of radical
Influences within the Ocvermnent
has become mors important 80 a
Senator, at the Instigation of ths
Dies committee, gathered ogathor
aU of the material he could get
(Cont'd on Editorial pays)
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